IR(R) Training Log: Lesson 3 & 4

After a good night's sleep it was time for day 2 of my IR(R) training. The previous day was very exhausting and so I was a little worried about my fatigue, I definitely didn't feel as fit as the day before, but it all worked out fine in the end. Once I'm in the plane and moving, …

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IR(R) Training Log: Lesson 1 & 2

The day has come: my first few lessons towards the Instrument Rating (Restricted) started today! I showed up at Take Flight Aviation this Tuesday morning at the ungodly time that is 8 a.m. and went straight into my first pre-flight briefing. After a basic introduction about the privileges and restrictions of the IR(R) rating we …

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2017 Challenges

Okay, so here's the plan: every year, I'm going to set myself some challenges that I'll try to accomplish in the aviation world. These challenges should reflect my progress in some way, e.g., new flying locations, ratings or aircraft types. So, considering that I'm a bloody beginner, what should be my challenges for this year?